EDITORIAL: Nobody buys it, Thulas
Labour minister Thulas Nxesi is now trying to blame employers for the unconscionable delays in temporary employee relief scheme payments meant to cushion the impact of Covid-19
The rule of thumb in SA politics is that if at first you don’t succeed, try, try and try again to shift the blame elsewhere. It’s an easy fallback.
So it’s been no great surprise to see labour minister Thulas Nxesi invoke that playbook in trying to spin the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) fiasco...